Mad Decent Block Party
Block Party Center Studios
August 25, 2012
*Popping That Ass: The Ladies Who Won Diplo's Contest
*Is Riff Raff Serious? One thing's for certain: This maddeningly inscrutable white rapper is more entertaining than you are
On Saturday the fifth annual Mad Decent Blo ... More >>
Friday, August 24
Friends of Friends
L.A. lad Shlohmo brings sample-based, song-oriented R&B turntablism to his recent Bad Vibes full-length, sautéeing lo-fi, hip-hop, dubstep and beautifully odd sound design. As for Salva, he's been known to jack bassy, jungly warehouse and ethereal ... More >>
Rebecca HaithcoatTheophilus LondonWHO: Theophilus London
Better than ... the Molly Ringwald dance.
Theophilus London has a flight instinct. Just browse his song titles--"Humdrum Town," "Flying Overseas," "Departure," "All Around the World"--or his lyrics, lik ... More >>
Compared to last year's problems with wristbands and overcrowding, the first day of Coachella 2011 was smooth sailing. Greasy even.
Let's take a look at yesterday's GOODs, BADs and UGLYs.
Maybe we ought to blame Kanye--even though this trend started well before him, and will likely persist long after he retires to pursue French anime interior spaceship design. Like it or not, 'Ye's massive success re-removed a lot of barriers into the major label rap game. No longer did you need st ... More >>